William Addison Goodwin

26 June 1851–24 January 1913 (Age 61)
Gaston, Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William Addison

When William Addison Goodwin was born on 26 June 1851, in Gaston, Lexington, South Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph J. Goodwin, was 36 and his mother, Olivia Ann Ellen Williams, was 26. He married Juriah Minerva Hutto on 6 July 1868, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 24 January 1913, in Gaston, Lexington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Gaston, Lexington, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Addison Goodwin
Juriah Minerva Hutto
Marriage: 6 July 1868
Ida Artamissie Goodwin
Idella Briggs Goodwin
Castella Snell Goodwin
Florence Ellen Goodwin
Otto Elmore Goodwin
Annie Blanche Goodwin
Delora Josephine Goodwin
Rudolph Goodwin
Gary Addison Goodwin
Iva Maydell Goodwin

Spouse and Children

6 July 1868
Lexington, South Carolina, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Olivia Ann Ellen Williams




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 9

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 17

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willian A Goodwin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William A Goodwin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William A Goodwin, "United States Census, 1880"

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